TRADOC G2 - Know The Threat

Our Mission is the Operational Environment

Understand and Describe The Environment

Understanding the Operational Environment (OE) is the essence of why the TRADOC G-2 exists. A grounded, relevant, timely, accessible, and tailorable understanding of the OE provides the foundation for TRADOC’s purpose- to design acquire, build, and improve the army.

OE Watch 2023, Vol 13, Iss 08 OE Watch, Vol. 13 (Iss. 08) This OE Watch contains 20 foreign article reviews spanning over 20-25 different regions and countries covering various Operational Environment security topics from the foreign…
OE Watch 2023, Vol 13, Iss 07 OE Watch, Vol. 13 (Iss. 07) This OE Watch contains 21 foreign article reviews spanning over multiple different regions and countries covering Operational Environment security topics from the foreign perspective…
OE Watch 2023, Vol 13, Iss 06 OE Watch, Vol. 13 (Iss. 06) This OE Watch contains 21 foreign article reviews spanning over 20 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment security topics from the foreign perspective…
TRADOC. Accessions OE Threats to the All-Volunteer Force 2030, The Accessions Operational Environment 2030, Post-COVID-19 Analysis of the 2020-2028 Operational Environment, Post-COVID-19 Analysis of the 2020-2028 Operational…
Visualize and Deliver the Environment

TRADOC G-2 replicates the complexities of the OE by leveraging DATE and/or real-world data, information, and knowledge in support of commanders’ training objectives.

DATE World. Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) World Oct. 2021. This visualization depicts the DATE World training environment. This environment allows users the train against pacing and near-peer threats. Actors within DATE…
SMCT SPOTREP The latest Soldiers’s Manual  of Common Tasks (SMCT) Visualization from TRADOC G-2: Send a Spot Report (SPOTREP) 071-COM-4080. As an element leader within an…
TRADOC G2 Threats to 2030 Visualization The U.S. Army finds itself at a historic inflection point, where disparate, yet related elements of the Operational Environment, also known as the OE,…
Meet the ION, Training for the Future, Today Story by Spc. Tyler Morford. … As Soldiers from the 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, Homewood Illinois, and the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, Kalamazoo, Michigan,…
TRADOC G-2 OE Videos (DVIDS)
Assess the Environment

G-2 conducts an accreditation program to ensure the OE OPFOR program maintains credibility, accurately replicates the threat, and sets the necessary conditions to support training objectives, and outcomes, driving solution strategies to key OE and OPFOR capability gaps, and advocate for their funding.

TRADOC G2 Newsletter February 2022 This edition includes several new products to help automate, visualize, and interact with Chinese and Russian doctrine.  Since the release of the ATP 7-100.3 Chinese…
TRADOC G2 Newsletter February 2023 Our latest TRADOC G2 Newsletter has a significant focus on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict, and highlights many new regular publications associated with this event.
TRADOC G2 Newsletter, Jan 2022. TRADOC G2 Newsletter January 2022 TRADOC G2 Newsletter Volume 3, Issue 1 January 2022 Please find our latest TRADOC G2 Newsletter. This addition includes several products on Chinese and…
The Latest from TRADOC Mad Scientist: China’s PLA Modernization through the DOTMLPF-P Lens [Editor’s Note:  As previously noted on the Mad Scientist Laboratory, U.S. battlefield dominance over the past thirty years has been sustained by three heretofore unchallenged…
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